Pace Gallery, Beijing Acquired from the above by the present owner
Beijing, Pace Beijing, Zhang Xiaogang - the Records, 26 September – 15 November 2009, p. 28, illustrated in colour
In the past, the green wall was everywhere, not only in public but in private houses and dorms. It was commonly seen … The ‘Green Wall’ series makes the separation of public and private unclear, like the green wall you could see everywhere in the past.
This work is in very good condition. Minor surface irregularities can be found along the top edges visible upon close inspection. There are very sheer surface scratches visible under raking light, inherent to the original choice of media. No evidence of restoration when examined under ultraviolet light. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."